RWJF News Releases
February 23, 2015 | News Release
RWJF applauds Let’s Move! for its remarkable accomplishments that have improved the health and well-being of millions of Americans.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Doubles Its Commitment to Helping All Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight
February 5, 2015 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicates an additional $500 million to helping all children grow up at a healthy weight. Building on an earlier commitment in 2007, RWJF will have dedicated $1 billion to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.
New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids Sponsored Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Conference on December 3
December 3, 2014 | News Release
Conference helped advance health equity efforts in New Jersey through environmental policies and practices.
November 19, 2014 | News Release
The 2014 Sugary Drinks FACTS report is out: the industry still spends nearly $1 billion to market to children, but some progress has been made.
September 17, 2014 | News Release
News release on two studies examining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's pledge to cut calories sold and how many calories have been purchased.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Names Ginny Ehrlich, a Leader in Childhood Health, to Head Childhood Obesity Team
May 12, 2014 | News Release
RWJF appointed Ginny Ehrlich, an expert in childhood health, as director and senior program officer of the Childhood Obesity team, effective July 1, 2014.
Clinton Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Hosting Forum to Address Inequities in Childhood Obesity
May 8, 2014 | News Release
Forum to take place at Newark Museum, and feature RWJF president and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey and influential leaders from throughout the nation.
February 25, 2014 | News Release
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, released the following statement on news today on new obesity rates and announcements from Let's Move!
August 28, 2013 | News Release
The Notah Begay III Foundation launched a new national initiative to expand its efforts to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native-American children.
August 15, 2013 | News Release
Thirteen states now have adult obesity rates above 30 percent, 41 states have rates of at least 25 percent, and every state is above 20 percent, according to the report.